Descriptiongnome-screensaver 3.4.x before 3.4.4 and 3.5.x before 3.5.4, when multiple screens are used, only locks the screen with the active focus, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass screen locking and access an unattended workstation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gnome-screensaver (PTS)stretch3.6.1-7fixed
bullseye, sid3.6.1-13fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gnome-screensaversource(unstable)(not affected)


- gnome-screensaver <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)

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